Wherever and however you can find some love, some magic, in this difficult life, take it with open arms. That is the message that comes across in John Kolvenbach’s play, a love song with a bittersweet melody.
In LOVE SONG, Joan and Harry are a struggling young couple, trying to make ends meet. There is little joy or spontaneity in their life together. Joan also takes on the added responsibility of looking after, and being a carer, for her younger, very wayward brother, Beane. The suitably named Beane walks around in life as if he in a bad dream, living a bare, hand to mouth existence. And then, one day he meets a woman and his whole life changes, and these changes flow on to his sister….